USEPA Document Anatomy of a Brownfields Redevelopment Available
The USEPA Brownfields and Land Revitalization website provides a free document on the Anatomy of a Brownfields Redevelopment. This document provides an overview of the brownfields cleanup and redevelopment process from a real estate development perspective. The document identifies key challenges in brownfields redevelopment, critical participants in brownfields transactions, and important stages throughout processes such as pre-development, assessment, cleanup and development, and long-term property management. Example scenarios from projects using private, public-private, and public funding sources are included. The document also provides a brief glossary of key terms, as well as additional resources for those looking to clean up and redevelop brownfields.
Anatomy of a Brownfields Redevelopment (PDF) (7 pp, 3M, about PDF)
The Law Office of Christopher D. Hopkins, LLC. has substantial experience in returning contaminated properties, or "Brownfields", to beneficial use. Brownfield transactions require the creation of a practical business deal that works for all parties involved. The firm achieves the risk management objectives of clients and ensures economic returns by negotiating and drafting contractual arrangements to allocate past and future liabilities and integrating redevelopment and land use entitlements with the remediation process. Notably, Mr. Hopkins is also very well versed in negotiating site pollution liability insurance coverage, which is often essential to the success of contaminated property transactions. Please contact us to discuss your project.
About The Law Office of Christopher D. Hopkins, LLC
The Law Office of Christopher D. Hopkins, LLC is a boutique law firm located in Scotch Plains, New Jersey committed to providing the highest quality of legal services in the select areas of real estate, land use and environmental law. The firm is committed to working collaboratively with clients to achieve practical, cost effective results- whether it be in complex litigation, transactions, cleanups and/or development projects. The firm provides transactional and litigation counsel to a broad spectrum of clients including private and public corporations, trade associations, nonprofit institutions, banks, real estate investment trusts and individuals in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
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